A Chinese team  said its new algorithm could dramatically reduce the scale of a practical quantum computer to 372 qubits – even less than the most powerful quantum computer in the world, Osprey. Image: Shutterstock Images
A Chinese team said its new algorithm could dramatically reduce the scale of a practical quantum computer to 372 qubits – even less than the most powerful quantum computer in the world, Osprey. Image: Shutterstock Images
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Chinese scientists’ claims for new quantum code-breaking algorithm raise eyebrows in the US

  • Today’s mainstream encryption may be vulnerable within years instead of decades after Chinese researchers propose new code-breaking algorithm
  • ‘There’s the nagging question of why the Chinese government didn’t classify this research,’ US cryptographer writes

A Chinese team  said its new algorithm could dramatically reduce the scale of a practical quantum computer to 372 qubits – even less than the most powerful quantum computer in the world, Osprey. Image: Shutterstock Images
A Chinese team said its new algorithm could dramatically reduce the scale of a practical quantum computer to 372 qubits – even less than the most powerful quantum computer in the world, Osprey. Image: Shutterstock Images
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